tv The FOX Report With Shepard Smith FOX News October 12, 2012 4:00pm-5:00pm PDT
[. [ laughter ] >> bret: start the orchestra. "special report" will be live from rockingham new hampshire on monday. that is it for this "special report." fair, balanced and always unafraid. >> shepard: this is the fox report. tonight, last month's deadly attack on the consulate in libya topic number one on the campaign trail after last night's debate. the story from the white house changes again. and republics question president obama's performance as commander and chief. white house on the defensive after vice president biden's comments on the assault that killed an american ambassador. >> we did not know they wanted more security. >> he was speaking directly for himself and for the president. >> now, governor romney says
the american people have the right to answers. >> the vice president directly contradicted the sworn testimony of state department officials. >> trace: tonight, what the attack and its aftermath could mean in the race for the presidency. plus, the passenger arrested with a suitcase full of weapons at los angeles international airport back in court for a detention hearing. tonight, will a judge let him go or keep him locked up. >> and illegal bomb stash goes up in smoke. >> shepard: but first from fox this friday night the white house now says vice president joe biden was speaking only for himself and president obama. when the vp said we did not know diplomats in libya asked for more security there. the vice president made the comment last night at his debate with congressman paul ryan. >> we weren't told they wanted more security there.
we did not know they wanted more security there. >> shepard: earlier this week state department officials told congress they repeatedly requested more protection long before the attack on the consulate in benghazi. that attack, of course, killed the u.s. ambassador to libya and three other americans. today, governor mitt romney accused the vice president of, quote: doubling down on denial. >> when the vice president of the united states directly contradicts the sworn testimony of state department officials, american citizens have a right to know just what's going on. we're going to find out. >> shepard: well, reporters did try to find out at today's white house briefing. ed henry was there. is he our chief white house correspondent and is at the white house tonight. you asked the press secretary jay carney about this. what did he say? >> shep, he insisted, as you noted that vice president was not talking about the administration at large. he was talking about just the president and the vice president, not getting some sort of heads up about the security concerns. so i pressed him on whether
this was an attempt to sort of push the blame off on the state department. take a listen. >> would you say on libya that basically the buck stops with the state department on security then? it doesn't stop with the white house. >> that's an article made for television phrasing, ed, but the fact. >> the state department, the president can't -- basically he doesn't make those assessments is what you are saying? >> there are thousands of diplomatic personnel around the world there are countless facilities around the world. i'm saying when it comes to the number of personnel who are in place at consulates and embassies and other diplomatic facilities around the world, those decisions are appropriately made at the state department. >> last night was the one month anniversary of that terror attack, what is clear tonight is that with all these continuing investigations by the fbi, the state department and others. we still don't know a lot of the facts in the case, shep.
>> shepard: some republicans are saying that the vice president pointed a finger at the intelligence community. >> that's right. you mentioned that mitt romney went after the vice president today on the stump as well as some of mitt romney's supporters. two former bush bush officials were upset that the vice president last night suggested that this whole confusion over the last few weeks was anti-muslim video that caused this, the vice president suggested that was because of the intelligence community. well, two officials today, michael hayden as well as michael chertoff basically suggested that the administration was pushing off blame. they said in a joint statement, quote: it was clear any failure was not on the part of the intention community but on the part of white house decision makers who should have listened to and acted on available intelligence blaming those who put their lives on the line is not the kind of leadership this country needs. can i tell i i asked jay carney broadly about the intelligence here. he insisted today there was no actionable intelligence that gave the administration heads up a terror attack was coming. he also said he believes a lot
of these charges that are flying around are about politics and the election not about the fax of the case, shep. >> shepard: ed henry for us at the white house tonight. romney says he knows who won the vice presidential will debate. we will find out if voters agree. teaming up on the campaign trail tonight check up with them in the battleground state of ohio. that's coming up inside fox report. >> first, more than a month later secretary of state hillary clinton says she still does not know all of the details about that consulate attack in libya. >> to this day, to this day, we do not have a complete picture. we do not have all the answers. >> shepard: now we are learning more about the surveillance video of the compound that could help give us some answers. cath -- catherine herridge is in the d.c. newsroom tonight. >> security video taken by cameras like this one you see here at the consulate also shows there was no demonstration when the attack unfolded at approximately 9:35 p.m. the surveillance video was
character rised to fox news is quote limited, grainy and in places hard to make out. footage from the gates show men in profile and efforts are ongoing to match the faces to known i didn't -- jihadists. they are constantly frustrated with the lack of access. >> i would like this committee to have the 50 minute tape before the press has it quite frankly, we should have had it today to see it. >> fox news understands con -- there is dramatic video of the. >> shepard: catherine you have new information about the attack and the evacuation? >> on the evacuation, an intelligence source on the ground in libya tells fox, quote: the communications were a mess. this is an aerial photo showing the relationship between the consulate in the upper left and the annex on the left. security had left their post in advance of the attack and as we first reported six days after the attack. the 17th brigade the libyan
force detailed to the consulatey nowhere to be found. the evacuation did not run smoothly. not enough seats on the plane to get everyone out. second plane had to be sent in from tripoli. also two military sources tell fox they believe the attack on the con salute may have been preemptive. the growing presence of the cia at that annex, shep. >> shepard: catherine herridge in washington. thank you. turkey -- town bombed in turkey happened on syria's side of the border. video shows the helicopter dropping explosives there. no evidence that turkey's fighter jets engaged the chopper. but it is a sign the escalating tensions between the two countries. reels are clearly already strained because of syrians ongoing civil war. and this week turkish officials said the air force intercepted a syrian passenger plane that, instead of passengers, was carrying a russian made military equipment. syria denied that that plane was carrying anything illegal.
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baton, handcuffs and body bags. when they caught him at los angeles international airport he was wearing a bullet-proof vest and flame resistant pants. greg jared is in our newsroom tonight in new york city. i guess this is self-explanatory for the reason that the judge ordered no bail. >> you are exactly right. the feds argued this guy is a danger to the public. they apparently found evidence in the computer of harris that he could be prone to committing acts of violence against kids. well, that was enough for the judge to keep him locked up. harris' bag was packed with that frightening arsenal but only the smoke grenade is actually banned on aircraft. the knives and hatchets and all the other stuff does not violate rules for checked luggage. what was he planning to do with it all? he is not talking to the feds but his lawyer said this. >> he is a nice young man. is he shy. he is gentle. he has never caused harm to anyone. he has never threatened anyone. he has never made any aitems
to carry out oany threats to anyone. he is well educated. well respected by his colleagues back in boston in the various labs that he worked in. and that speaks volumes for me. >> well, harris is facing a charge of transporting hazardous peerls materials. the maximum is five years behind bars. >> shepard: what tips off security. >> he shows up with full body arm including bullet proof vest. he lied by deliberately concealing his arsenal each when he was asked to amend his customs declaration to include it he may have carried his arsenal through airports in and out of the united states from south korea and japan. if that's true, why in the world wasn't he caught on all those prior flights both here and abroad. shep? >> shepard: greg jarrett in new york tonight. a tip led cops in california to an explosive find. look at this.
[siren] >> police say somebody reported the guy was building bombs in his house so they evacuated the neighborhood just north of oakland bomb squad took the place. >> cops took the man who lived there into custody. listen to one of his neighbor creep on the block. he would be making all kinds of noise at all times of night, you know. it would be so loud, shake my house. >> shepard: investigators are trying to figure out why the guy was making these explosives in the first place. another huge blast blew an entire house apart in denver. this time they tell us it was an accident. people in the neighborhood reported they smelled gas and then all of a sudden the explosion leveled a home and damaged two others. just look at the pink foam here. can you see that? those are bits of insulation which witnesses say fell throughout the entire neighborhood like snow. a woman and her four kids went to the hospital. they are said to be doing okay now. crews are still searching for a man who is still missing under the wreckage of a
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>> shepard: the defense secretary leon panetta warning today that hackers could launch an attack on the united states as the same destructive force as the attacks of 9/11. speaking to a group of executives on board the uss intrepid here in new york last night. secretary panetta says needs to do more to protect against the growing cyber threat. also revealed that hackers recently attacked saudi arabia's oil and gas company a virus called shamoon destructive assault has ever seen. >> it included a routine called wiper. coded to to self-execute. more than 30,000 computers that it infected were rendered
useless. and had to be replaced. it virtually destroyed 30,000 computers. >> shepard: this isn't the first time secretary panetta has pushed against better protections from cyber attacks. the white house has been pushing for new legislation to fight the hackers. last month republicans blocked the effort that senator john john mccain described as, quote: red tape. jennifer griffin at her post at the pentagon tonight. why did defense secretary panetta wait until this moment, he believes this is a pre-9/11 moment when it comes to the potential for a devastating cyber attack. his real message seemed to have been intended for iran. >> potential aggressors should be aware that the united states has the capacity to locate them and to hold them accountable for their actions that may try to harm america.
>> shep, the pentagon is spending $3 billion a year on cyber security at this point. >> the defense secretary discussed somewhat used to be classified information on that saudi cyber attack. did he say which country launched this thing? >> he did not. but based on conversations we have had with current and former defense officials you need only read between the lines. >> iran has also undertaken a cob settered effort to use cyberspace to its advantage. >> the recent denial of service attack on bank of america is compleefd believed to have been a spoons to recent sanctions against iran's oil industry. the cyber attacks that struck saudi arabia's state oil company and similarly struck qatar's national gas producer are largely believed to have emanated from iran. these two u.s. allies oil and gas industry were paralyzed temporarily why the virus that
struck 30,000 computers and knocked out files and network exiewrtsd and replaced them with an icon of a burning american flag, shepard. >> shepard: jennifer griffin. best buy has had hard times. it plans to match the prices of online competitors this coming holiday season. we get word of this. even those executives recently down played concerns over showrooming, which is really had which when choppers go in and look at items in the store touch it and go home and order it off the internet. the chain also plans to provide free home delivery for any merchandise that's out of stock. there is words the tech giant apple is likely to unveil ipad mini at invitation only event coming up on october 23rd. that would be three days before microsoft is scheduled to release its new tablet device and two days before apple reports its latest quarterly earnings as for microsoft today it opened preorders for new windows 8 operating system.
the price 70 bucks. less than half the cost of the current system. for windows seven users the company says it will offer upgrades to 8 for $15. a soft drink industry group has joined restaurants and other businesses to fight the ban on big sodas here in new york city. today, they sued new york, claiming the ban hurt small businesses and gives unelected health officials way too much power. new york city's health board approved the rule last month. it stops restaurants and concession stands and others from selling sugary drinks in containers bigger than 13 ounces. the city's mayor michael bloomberg calls it a way to fight obesity. i don't know what i said i cement 16 ounces not 13. huge. running mates back on the campaign trail tonight. congressman ryan getting a pat on the back from the boss for last night's debate. vice president biden taking a new jab at governor rom anymore. fill you in on that. and the nobel peace prize goes to half a billion people. and unless it is early in the
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distracted workers, surveillance video shows the suspect walking out with the $5,000 bridle gown as a child follows her. another video shows the suspect in the back parking lot with that child, police say that woman will face second degree theft charges? california, more than a dozen students and a school bus driver hurt when a collision with a u-haul truck left the bus on its side. police say two students were seriously hurt. officials investigate. flames ripped through a factory to manufactures vegetable based products north of cleveland. heavy smoke poured from the building as crews left the rest of the vegetable oil inside burn off. nobody hurt. connecticut, family says a dog helped save the life of their 9 week old girl. she reportedly stopped breathing in bass sin netted
as the parents slept in the next room. that's when the pooch jumped on mom and dad's bed shaking until they woke up. they say they knew something was wrong. >> he is insanely obedient so this was extremely bizarre. >> father called 911. paramedics revived the girl who is fine and that's a fox watch across america. >> >> shepard: i'm shepard smith. this is the fox report. it's bottom of the hour time for the top of the news. paul ryan and vice president biden back on the campaign trail today just hours after the vice president debate. we are now finding out who americans have to say about last night's faceoff. according to a new poll of uncommitted voters vice president biden was the winner by 20 points. a lot closener a cnn survey of registered voters. congressman ryan has a 4 point edge but that is within the margin of error. our own pollsters point out
these initial reactions can change and change quickly. campaign carl cammeron live in lancaster ohio where they just wrapped up a rally i'm told. what's the opinion whether she's snap poll does anything for the race, carl? >> one thing you have to remember is republicans could argue that bide deny well but it's not going to change their vote. democrats can say ryan did well but it isn't going to change their vote. sometimes how you can be with the yankees or red sox. can you acknowledge that somebody played a good game but not change your allegiances. doesn't have a long shelf life. memory is whether they won on substance or style. manner recidivisms played a big deal for joe biden last night. short time ago in lancaster, ohio, mitt romney took the stage with paul ryan of course the republic star on the debate stage last night. he was indirectly ridiculing biden for man otherwise mannerisms. >> there was one person on the stage with thoughtfulness, who
was respectful. [yeah] >> who was steady and poised. there is one person on that stage you would want to be with if there were a crisis and it's this man right here. [cheers] >> so there is an example of trying to capitalize not so much on the substance of the debate but the mannerisms of your opposition that leaves imprint with the voters. that's what the romney campaign and republicans are hoping for where in this particular instance last night's debate democrats saying it should be substance add not style. >> shepard: president on the campaign trail and still going after governor romney. >> and substance. joe biden was in lacrosse making the argument as he did last night that mitt romney has ill alienated and put a distance between himself in the 47% who don't pay income taxes about their wanting a government handout. he hammer tfd again today. listen. >> the 47% this nation depends on to build this country.
folks, it's about time governor romney takes some responsibility. [cheers] >> take some responsibility to help the american people, the middle class. >> there you see it the vice presidential debate in the history woox. another debated this tuesday. we find out from the romney campaign today that the former massachusetts governor is planning another big policy speech it will come next friday and it will be about spending, the size of government. what republicans really hope is one of the underlying key decisions that voters have to face. romney will make the argument that the 16 trillion-dollar deficit -- debt, rather, is very much part of the obama administration's responsibility because of so much he added to it it substance for mr. romney having criticized joe biden for an absence of style last night, shep. >> shepard: carl cammeron live lancaster, ohio. certain states seem to matter more in this election than others, don't they? in every election the battleground or swing state which could go republic or democrat could matter the most.
this year handful of states states including nevada and quarter. molly line with more on this live from boston. >> hi, shep. we turned from the states where they have been spending a lot of time. nevada glitz and glamour of the las vegas strip. real estate tough bed. highest unemployment rate in the nation at 12.1%. difficult place to convince people that things are going to get better. 6 electoral votes are at stake. real estate agent says the housing market has been disseminated. >> because of, you know, mitt romney and knowing how to manage money and obama being for the people, it's hard to make a decision on what side to swing because there are some different elements on both sides that are valuable hispanics make up 27% of the population. they could be a deciding factor in colorado as well.
colorado's oldest spanish language station general manager says that romney's tough stand on immigration during the primaries may lead to a loves gains made by previous republic leaders. >> you know, there is a danger that i believe taking the sort of stance on that side, you know, will be very counter productive for a number of years from this point forward. >> colorado is the biggest take in the mountain west with nine electoral votes 2008. obama won there that victory marked only the second time in 40 years that state went to a democrat. there was a bit of a physical confrontation last night at a debate between two long-time california congressman. it's been a very bitter race. they are running against each other because the state recently redrew its districts and changed the primary system. look at this. [cheers]
>> shepard: you want to get into this? it happened during a war of words over immigration. as you just saw an officer had to step in to keep the peace. >> trace gallagher is in los angeles this afternoon. how did this start to get physical in the first place, trace? >> what you didn't show in that videotape that you just showed 71-year-old howard behrman called brad sureman both democratic congressman delusional. men in the audience say that burman also called sherman a liar. burman took the first step toward sherman. he he said brad sherman put the candidate in a head lock as you can see from that video that's pretty much an exaggeration but sherman did give him some physical hug you might say for that he issued a statement and i'm quoting here the debate was not conducted at the highest level. i regret my part in allowing
emotions distract from the exchange of views. those exchange of views for the remainder of the debate by the way much more calm. >> shepard: trace, overall, this has got to be one of the ugliest congressional races in the whole country. >> ugly les and costliest. this might be the costest $7 million. before it's all said and done the tab could cost $10 million. 10 points ahead of brad sherman -- rather behind behrman. they are touting endorsements of republicans like senators john mccain and lynsey gram. the biggest boost to behrman's campaign might have been that sherman hug. listen. >> i mean this age we give lip service to the voter. you don't have to be politically aware to have this video come across your facebook page. someone talking about it at
work. you are interacting with other people. i think you are right it's a huge burden for them to overcome. >> we should know that burden by the way is huge because we are being told now local polls show that congressman behrman is at least 13 points behind brad sherman. >> shepard: i don't know how they keep behrman and sherman separate any way. >> i don't know did i. >> they are so alike at least in sounds. police in miami arrested a secret service officer after they found him passed out and apparently drunk as a skunk on a street corner. police say it happened hours after miami last night. found secret service agent or officer not far from a popular hot spot in downtown miami when a police officer tried to cuff him, the secret service officer hit him in the chin. the secret service spokeswoman would not confirm whether the officer was part of the president's advanced team saying only that he is a uniformed division officer.
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actually got the shot. investigators say a source of that medication is a boston -- i should say a massachusetts based pharmaceutical company that firm has already hired criminal defense attorneys and will probably need them. now we have learned a woman in minnesota appears to be the first to sue that company. while she may have gotten a tainted injection. doctors have not diagnosed her with meningitis. atlanta home of the senators for disease control and prevention. what's the basis of this lawsuit. suffered a week of headaches and nausea. result of a will a lower back injection that she received containing this medication from the new england compounding center. she is seeking unspecified compensation for herself and other minnesota patients who allegedly suffered physically, emotionally and financially from the meningitis outbreak. hired a boston criminal lawyer. not comment on the pending
litigation. the company is cooperating with state and federal investigators. in a statement he says ncc's ncc's -- much the statement goes on to express sympathy to you will at patients and families impacted by this meningitis outbreak. shep? >> so 14,000 people have gotten the shots. but health officials are telling everybody who got them if you don't have symptoms. don't go get treatment. why is is that? >> that's because antifungal treatments are highly effective but slow. they often involve hospital stays with iv treatments and they also carry potential side effects. tennessee health officials say from what they have observed in their state, only 5% of the patients exposed to this
potentially contaminated medication have developed meningitis. they say automatically treating everyone may end up doing more harm than good. shep? >> jonathan serrie in our atlanta newsroom, john, thanks. doctors say a pakistani girl's condition has improved to satisfactory now after the taliban tried to kill her. shot her right in the head. if she survives. the 14-year-old has been outspoken advocate for education rights in pakistan. a taliban spokesman says she ignored repeated warnings to stop pushing for equality. so they brought in a hit squad to kill her as she walked home from school. pakistan held a day of prayer to honor her. the attempted murder has sparked protests and vigils across pakistan. the police there say they have made arrests in the case but we don't have any details at least not yet. students battle police as a peaceful march turns violent and tops our news around the world in 80 seconds.
chile. authorities say youths with bandannas and ski masks over their faces threw rocks at cops in the capital city of santiago. riots ripped down traffic signs and barricades. police fired tear gas and paint balls. the protest in latest 18 months in rallies for education reform. bolivia, at least two people reportedly killed and several others hurt as authorities raided mechanics near the capitol hillen border. chilean border. shop owners took three soldiers hostage and locals turned violent and tanks patrolled the streets. italy, scuba divers from the nation's finance police say they found the marines of a 17th century spanish ship off the coast of sicily, including what experts call a rare find. several large cannons on intact wooden trolleys.
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>> shepard: we now know a 10-year-old girl who disappeared in colorado is not coming home. less than two hours ago cops identified a body of that of jessica ridgeway a fifth grader who disappeared on her way to school last week. >> our focus has changed from a search for jessica to a mission of justice for jessica. >> well, a couple of hikers found the little girl's body on wednesday in a park just about seven miles west of the girl's home in westminster, colorado. dan springer is outside the police department there. tell us how they idd. and why it took two days. >> it took so long excruciating two days, shep, because the body was not intact. they had to do a d.n.a. match. the cops were out in the field where the body was found yesterday combing it for more evidence. fbi profiler here. they followed up on tips from the public. we know police have cleared jessica's parents and have
been saying for a couple of days now she was abducted by a stranger. obviously a very extremely dangerous predator. shep? >> any leads here? do they know anything? >> they are not saying anything about their investigation. they are very tight-lipped trying to keep it close to the vest. we do know they put out a very generic description and fbi profile. they believe the killer was a man who may be acting usually perhaps. changes his appearance. they will get more specific as they get deeper into the investigation. this denver suburb is on edge knowing there is a child killer in their midst. >> i want the community to know that we are doing everything within our power to apprehend that individual and we are committed to doing everything within our power to keep our community and especially our children our most precious commodity safe. >> we have noticed there is a sharp decline in the number of
kids outside playing, shep. so obviously this community is very worried right now. >> shepard: dan springer live tonight. thank you. an american airlines jet headed to miami international airport had to make an emergency landing after a bird got caught in one of that plane's engines it was a 737 landed safely but some mighty scary for the passengers. >> we seen the bird fly into the wing as coming down and the plane filled with the smell of the bird. >> shepard: it happened on a flight from chicago to miami. emergency officials were on board to meet the plane. nobody on board hurt at all. more trouble for american airlines now regarding those seats coming loose in flight. a spokeswoman says the airline will do repairs on nearly 50 more planes to make sure that the seats stay in place. they say the crews will add back-up locks to the seats in most of americans boeing 767's. they will do repairs overnight so it won't cancel any
flights. last week the airline grounded dozens of 757 aircrafts to make the same repairs. leading to a lot of cancellations. of course, all of this after reports of seats breaking loose on three of the flights. in less than a week. bankruptcy and problems for american. less than a month after the space shuttle endeavour made its final flight over california today, it went for a drive. endeavour hit the road from lax early this morning in route to final destination near downtown los angeles. can you see plenty of workers on hand to make sure it's a smooth trip. pruning some trees along the way. they had earlier chopped down hundreds of trees to make room and the environmentalists were not happy. shuttlists taking its time to cruise 2 miles per hour and everybody sees me. a far cry from endeavour's 17,000-mile per second speed in space. a live look at the shuttle that's making several planned pit stops along the way. set to finish its 2
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>> shepard: experts are trying to identify a giant eyeball. an eyeball that washed up in south florida this week. a guy on his morning walk discovered the thing north of fort lauderdale about the size of a softball. marine biologists say it came from either a deep sea squid or very large sword fish. they are testing it now to find out for sure. the real estate web site truly i can't reports the home of
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